Financial Times

‘Elephant Dung’ entrepreneur at Biz Club

When The Sunday Times Business Club meets tomorrow at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, for its monthly meeting, members will play host to a unique entrepreneur whose paper made out of Elephant Dung has also made it to the White House.

Thusitha Ranasinghe, Managing Director of Maximus (, will speak on a range of issues from the uniqueness of his product to the challenges of using environmentally-friendly raw material, among other issues. Mr. Ranasinghe’s project is near the Pinnawela orphanage. Maximus also won the WorldChallenge 2006 contest conducted jointly by the BBC, Newsweek and Shell in 2006. The Cinnamon Grand is the host hotel of the club.Hameedia is a co-sponsor of the club.

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